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Step with walking aids

Please note, this page is printable by selecting the normal print options on your computer.

Going up a step with a frame:
1. Stand at the base of the step
2. Lift the whole frame onto the step first
3. Move the good leg up onto the step
4. Move affected leg up onto the step

Going Down a step with a frame:
1. Stand on the step
2. Move the whole frame down to the floor
3. Move affected leg down to the floor
4. Move the good leg down to the floor

Going up a step with a Stick/ Elbow Crutch:

1. Stand at the base of the step
2. Move good leg up onto the step first
3. Move affected leg onto the step
4. Move the stick up onto the step

Going Down Step with a Stick/ Elbow Crutch:
1. Stand on the step
2. Move the stick down to the floor
3. Move affected leg down to the floor
4. Move good leg down to the floor

Please note: Always make sure that your whole foot is placed onto the step.